Obsessive About Octopuses
Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? And that they are particularly intelligent, with some being known to use tools?
Dive into this fascinating illustrated guide all about the aliens of the deep. From the truly terrifying giant Pacific octopus to the inventive common octopus, find out where they live, what they eat and how we can protect them. The latest entry in acclaimed illustrator Owen Davey’s popular “About Animals” series, featuring his signature minimalist art style with colorful, design-oriented layouts–Obsessive About Octopuses is sure to delight kids as well as adult cephalopod fans.
“The art is just stunning. Simple, geometric shapes somehow become amazing animals and seascapes. The color palette is mesmerizing. He stays in the center of the spectrum – no black or white – and the result is pleasing while staying true to his subject. And, yes, the text lives up to the quality of the art. Like the art, there is a playfulness about the information, but it never gets too twee.”
—Youth Services Book Review